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Product Analyst

Perth, Scotland, Perth & Kinross / Reading, Berkshire, England
£44195 - £50611 per annum
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

Job Details

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £20.5 billion in low carbon projects to 2027, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

Base Location: Reading and Perth

Salary: £44,195 - £50,611 and a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

About Us: At SSE, we're embarking on an exciting journey of transformation, and we're looking for an Agile Product Analyst to join our dynamic IT Product Analysis team. This role sits at the heart of our industry and regulation platform, contributing to high-profile initiatives that drive SSE's large-scale transformation.

What is the Role?

As a Product Analyst, you will play a crucial role in driving successful delivery of products within SSE. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, utilizing agile methodologies to ensure delivery. Your analytical skills and understanding of the energy industry will be essential in identifying opportunities for process improvement and optimizing outcomes:

- Develop and maintain documentation, including user stories and product backlogs.

- Conduct requirement gathering sessions and translate business needs to actionable plans.

- Coordinate with cross-functional teams to prioritize tasks, resolve dependencies and mitigate risks.

- Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement best practices to enhance delivery efficiency.

- Act as a liaison between technical teams and business stakeholders, ensuring alignment of the delivery objectives.

What do you need?

- Experience with Agile methodologies and proficiency in Business Process Mapping.

- Understanding of Agile software development practices, including Scrum and Kanban frameworks.

- Outstanding coordination abilities, with a track record of collaborating with both internal and external stakeholders in business and technical domains.

- Professional knowledge of the Energy sector, including key market trends and business drivers.

- Experience in finance related solutions.

- Experience in supporting team facilitation and management tools, e.g. Azure DevOps / Jira.

About our Business

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact David on 01738 275846.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.


We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.

We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition.  This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.

Our twin focus of practicality and inspiration is a strategy that has seen us through more than 70 years.

We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.

Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.


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